|Uncover the Recovered - Mental Health Consumer (B. Ruskin)|
Claustrophobioc electro-tinged soundscape by Mental Health Consumer.
Keywords: electro; techno; soundscape; ambient
|Sweet in Winter Sweet in Rain 2009|
2009 edition of the borndirty.org electronic music compilation
Keywords: electronic; ambient; experimental; electro
|The Abscraps EP - Peter Nester & Brian Ruskin|
Six song EP of atmospheric mixtures of guitar and electronic production. Production ranges from sparse, angular melodies with minimal beats ("Ring Finger") to heavily-layered ambient electro "Be Home By Dark" to experimental, emotive folk ("Bender"). Abstract sounds plus scraps of various genres equals the Abscraps debut EP on Believe in Billy Records.
Keywords: ambient, experimental, guitar, electro
|Regrets - B Ruskin|
"Regrets" is the ambient/experimental 2nd disc of AViD's 2008 2-LP set "Promises & Regrets". Live guitar, droning keyboards and studio production effects create an impressionistic soundscape worth exploring.
Keywords: ambient, experimental, soundscape
|Abstraction 22610 - Peter Nester and Brian Ruskin|
The Abscraps -"22610" - Believe In Billy Records - Peter Nester and Brian Ruskin. Peter Nester contributed ethereal guitar melodies for the Mental Health Consumer EP "Far Above the World Tonight" (secret station records, SS-24, 2010). However, they were distorted and dismayed. here is a truer representation of the Abscraps' style of merging live, organic, emotive playing with otherworldly melodies.
Keywords: guitar; ambient; experimental; abstract; electronic
|Dirty Musicians 2005|
2005 edition of the online compilation of original electronic music from members of dirty.org
Keywords: electronic; experimental; ambient; trip-hop; hip-hop
|Chiaroscuro - AViD (B. Ruskin)|
"Chiaroscuro" is AViD's late 2003 offering, inspired by the start of winter and long nights, alternatively warm and conforting as well as chilling and manic.
Keywords: electronic, ambient, techno, Avid, believe in billy records
|Mental Health Consumer What Have We Learned 2006-2012 - Mental Health Consumer; Brian Ruskin|
This is a chronological compilation of tracks by Mental Health Consumer, spanning 7 years and 12 albums. The progression of style is evident, but because these songs are drawn from many albums with unique themes, there's a lot of variety along with the hallmarks of MHC's sound: skittering beats, layers of guitar and samples, retro basslines amid soft atmospheric pads. From the most urgent dance tracks to ambient soundscapes to epic electronic trips down memory lane, "What Have We Learned?" answe...
Keywords: electronic; experimental; ambient; IDM
|Down Team Up: Right Before the Memory - Down Team Up; Brian Ruskin|
"Right Before the Memory" is the new EP from Down Team Up, its 7 tracks in 28 short minutes take the listener on a journey through a day, from first light to evening wind-down. It celebrates being fully present in the moment, appreciating life's moments, both commonplace and momentous. Like previous LP's "Give and Take" and "Most of This is True", the hallmarks of the Down Team Up sound are here: ambient electronics that ebb and flow from contemplative drones to IDM harmonies, with lush soun...
Keywords: electronic; ambient; drone